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Norwegian Catch-Up

Development and Globalization before World War II, 1st Edition

By Jonathon W. Moses


160 pages

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pub: 2017-06-05
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Norwegian Catch-Up looks at the early Norwegian economic trajectory in light of its external commitments and opportunities. Detailing Norway's economic performance relative to other countries at a time characterized by globalization, it has particular focus on the role of international trade, investment and migration.

The book examines how a small open state adapted successfully to the demands of (and opportunities provided by) a global market place. Not only did Norway manage an impressive economic record but it developed concomitantly. In short the Norwegian example provides hope for development in a context of globalization.

This text provides the student with a pioneering new vantage point for understanding the nature and scope of today's globalization and its effect on economic (and political) development. It also provides a historical reflection on the liberal antecedent of modern social democracy.

Table of Contents

1. A Cinderella Story 2. Global Opportunities 3. The Norwegian Context 4. Natural Bounty 5. Trading Up 6. Capital Gains 7. On the Move 8. The End of an Era 9. Interwar Epilogue

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